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Silvery Space Shield: Scientists Have Found a Way To Fight Super-bugs in Space

"The effects are similar to bleach, except the coating is self-regenerating and never gets used up," Grohmann said.

20 Mar 2019 9:46 am
When Dwayne Leverock Took One of the Most Iconic Catches in World Cup History

March 19, 2007: Standing 280 pounds in the first slip, Bermuda's Dwayne Leverock completed a remarkable one-handed catch to send Indian opener Robin Uthappa back to the pavilion.

20 Mar 2019 9:19 am
Ajinkya Rahane Posts Practice Picture Ahead of IPL and Twitter Has a Field Day

Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane, posted a photo of him practising before the IPL, on Twitter with the caption, 'Any thoughts on what I was trying to do?'

20 Mar 2019 9:10 am
On this Day, Dwayne Leverock Took One of the Most Iconic Catches in World Cup History

March 19, 2007: Standing 280 pounds in the first slip, Bermuda's Dwayne Leverock completed a remarkable one-handed catch to send Indian opener Robin Uthappa back to the pavilion.

19 Mar 2019 8:04 pm
Gautam Gambhir Criticises Virat Kohli's Captaincy in IPL and Twitter is Divided

'I don’t see him (Kohli) as a shoot captain or a tactful captain. And he hasn’t won the IPL. So ultimately a captain is only as good as his record till the time you don’t win the IPL,' Gambhir said on Star Sports show.

19 Mar 2019 6:50 pm
Kurt Angle Will Fight this Wrestler in His Farewell Match at WWE WrestleMania

The Olympic gold medalist, who will be bidding goodbye to WWE, had fans on the edge of their seats when he made the announcement that he was given the opportunity to choose an opponent for his final WrestleMania appearance.

19 Mar 2019 6:26 pm
Guess Who Kurt Angle Chose as His Opponent For Farewell Match at WWE WrestleMania?

The Olympic gold medalist, who will be bidding goodbye to WWE, had fans on the edge of their seats when he made the announcement that he was given the opportunity to choose an opponent for his final WrestleMania appearance.

19 Mar 2019 3:01 pm
'Lewis Hamilton of Pigeons' Bought for Rs 10 Crore By Chinese Bird Racing Enthusiast

Armando is considered to be the best long-distance racing pigeon "of all time", according to PIPA, the website that arranged the sale.

19 Mar 2019 1:53 pm
Metallica Just Announced its Reunion With SF Symphony After 20 Years and Fans Cannot Wait

The American heavy metal band will meet San Francisco Symphony for the first time since 1999 to inaugurate San Francisco's Chase Center arena for 'S&M²'.

19 Mar 2019 1:22 pm
Sick of Pollution? This Remote Cape Offers Tourists 'World's Cleanest Air'

While the world's most polluted cities struggle to attract talent or manage chronic illnesses, residents around Cape Grim have made a virtue of their relatively pristine environment.

19 Mar 2019 12:21 pm
'He Should Thank RCB': Gambhir Criticises Virat Kohli's Captaincy in IPL and Fans are Divided

'I don’t see him (Kohli) as a shoot captain or a tactful captain. And he hasn’t won the IPL. So ultimately a captain is only as good as his record till the time you don’t win the IPL,' Gambhir said on Star Sports show.

19 Mar 2019 11:17 am
French Minister Names Cat 'Brexit' After She 'Meows To Be Let Out, Then Stays Put'

'He wakes me up with this meowing to be let out, then stays put,' France's EU Minister Nathalie Loiseau said of the indecisiveness nature of her cat.

19 Mar 2019 11:00 am
Twitter Titters: Police Use Pepper Spray On Crowd, Wind Blows It Back on Officers' Faces

Twitter users had a field day with the viral content, and many folks had various pieces of advice for the poor cops.

19 Mar 2019 10:47 am
JK Rowling Talks About Dumbledore and Grindelwald's Gay Relationship, Gets Trolled

Last year, when the director of <em>Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald</em> had stated that the sexuality of fan favourite Albus Dumbledore would not be "explicitly" explored in the film, people were not too happy at that aspect of the character being brushed under the carpet.

19 Mar 2019 9:25 am
PM Jacinda Ardern Says New Zealand Killer Doesn't Deserve to Be Named, the Internet Agrees

Ardern has been praised by all and sundry for every effort she's made to be a source of comfort for her country in this time of crisis, and be the strong leader her constituents need.

19 Mar 2019 8:24 am
'Is This Photoshop-ed?' Tarantino Fans Are Puzzled Over 'Once Upon a Time In Hollywood' Poster

The ninth film from Tarantino has been drawing some flak from fans for looking like a too-easy, Photoshop job.

19 Mar 2019 8:02 am
News18 Wrap: Parrikar's Last Rites, Pramod Sawant Set to be Next Goa CM & Other Stories You Missed

News18 Wrap brings you some of the biggest stories on News18.com today to help you stay updated at all times.

18 Mar 2019 8:25 pm
US Comedian Trolled After Saying She Felt 'Threatened' of Sikh Passengers in Her Flight

Jess Hilarious has seen been receiving severe backlash for her racist Instagram posts that have since been deleted.

18 Mar 2019 7:18 pm
Sheep Impregnated with World's 'Oldest' Frozen Sperm to Find Out if it Still Works, it Does

The experiment was intended to test the fertility of sperm after years of freezing. Turns out, it's quite high

18 Mar 2019 6:03 pm
Langars, Relief Camps and Funeral Sewa: How Sikhs in New Zealand Won Hearts After Christchurch Attack

Several Sikh NGOs and volunteer organisations have offered their services and support to the victims of the March 15 attack and their families.

18 Mar 2019 5:14 pm
Book Excerpt: Martin Moore's 'Democracy Hacked' Explains Why Social Media is the New Political Battlefield

Narendra Modi used Twitter to bypass mainstream media and speak directly to the people, presenting himself as the voice of a silent majority.

18 Mar 2019 4:40 pm
Someone Has Started a Fundraiser For 'Egg Boy' For Egging Australian Senator

The teenager earned the tag in the wake of the horrific Christchurch terror attack in New Zealand that left at least 50 killed after he egged Fraser Anning for making Islamophobic comments post the shooting.

18 Mar 2019 4:35 pm
Hasan Minhaj Took on The Indian Elections, This is Why You Need to Watch It

Minhaj did his best to show that he doesn't play favorites, balancing the right-wing rhetoric of the BJP with the corruption scandals that beset the UPA government in general and the Congress party in particular.

18 Mar 2019 3:06 pm
'Not All Heroes Wear Capes': UK Man Guarding Mosque With 'You Are My Friends' Placard Wins Hearts

amid all the hate, Andrew Graystone decided to write 'You are my friends. I will keep watch while you pray' on a placard and stand guard with it outside a mosque in Manchester.

18 Mar 2019 3:03 pm
'Do You Even Lift Bro?' This Muscular Monkey is the Newest Internet Sensation

Move over Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Internet has a new favorite body-builder — Bea.

18 Mar 2019 1:11 pm
Student Mehul Choksi Just Submitted His PhD Thesis on PM Modi and the Irony Was Not Lost on Netizens

Surat-based Mehul Choksi, a lawyer who previously graduated with Political Science, recently submitted his thesis on the topic 'Leadership Under Government: Case Study of Narendra Modi'.

18 Mar 2019 12:49 pm
Cold Feet: This Extreme Surfer Builds His Surf Boards Out of Ice Blocks

Extreme surfer and filmmaker Inge Wegge, 33, has spent nine months trying to carve the perfect ice board.

18 Mar 2019 12:49 pm
'Final Destination' Actor Takes a Flight on Movie's Anniversary and Fans are Freaking Out

Devon Sawa aka Alex Browning tweeted on Sunday about taking a flight with number 317 on March 17 or 3/17, the exact date when 'Final Destination' was released back in 2000.

18 Mar 2019 12:21 pm
Man Who Chased Away New Zealand Shooter From Mosque Hailed as ‘Hero’

The shooter killed 50 people after attacking two mosques in Christchurch in the deadliest mass shooting in New Zealand’s modern history.

18 Mar 2019 11:46 am
'Egg Boy' Gets Over $40K in Donations After Egging Australian Senator For Islamophobic Remarks

The teenager earned the tag in the wake of the horrific Christchurch terror attack in New Zealand that left at least 50 killed after he egged Fraser Anning for making Islamophobic comments post the shooting.

18 Mar 2019 10:53 am
Internet Hails Teen for Egging Australian Minister for Islamophobic Comments Post New Zealand Shooting

Anning recently came under widespread criticism after he blamed Muslims immigrating to New Zealand as the reason for the terror attack that killed 50.

18 Mar 2019 10:32 am
Picture of Grieving New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern in Hijab After New Zealand Shooting Goes Viral

Following the brutal slaying of 50 Muslims by fitness trainer Brenton Tarrant at two mosques in Christchurch on Friday, Ardern addressed the media the same evening, in what became a highly circulated and acclaimed addres.

18 Mar 2019 10:03 am
Uber-Cool: Short on Cash, UP Man Dials 100 and Demands That Police Drop Him Home

A video which went viral on Twitter after it was posted shows an exchange between a police officer, and a man who was picked up after he dialed 100 and asked for assistance.

18 Mar 2019 9:06 am
'Epitome of Integrity': Leaders Across Political Spectrum Condole Manohar Parrikar's Demise

Politicians cutting across parties remembered Manohar Parrikar, the IITian-turned-RSS pracharak-turned-politician, as the epitome of integrity.

18 Mar 2019 7:07 am
Mistreat Me Not: Rude Airline Staff is Top Complaint of Indian Flyers, Lost Baggage a Close Second

The Civil Aviation ministry's grievance redress system has received 3,524 complaints regarding 'harassment of passengers/ staff crew behaviour', while 1,822 complaints were about 'loss of baggage'.

17 Mar 2019 6:17 pm
Shashi Tharoor Trolled for Misspelling Ahmedabad, Calling it 'North India' in 'Appiitto' Post

The minister, who is known for inducing states of hysteria with his eclectic and conscientious use of the English language, recently got caught on Twitter committing spelling errors and geographical gaffes.

17 Mar 2019 4:30 pm
Movie Ticketing Apps Not Allowed to Charge 'Internet Handling Fee' from Customers, Says RBI In Response to RTI Query

Vijay Gopal filed an RTI with the Reserve Bank of India and IT Ministry to find out whether companies were allowed to charge 'internet handling charges' for online transactions from customers. Turns out, they're not.

17 Mar 2019 4:20 pm
Effective Response: How One Address From New Zealand PM Turned a 'Gunman' into 'Terrorist'

In the hours following the shooting, the media had reported the incident with the terms 'armed shooter' and 'gunman' - to describe the person carrying out the attack. The Prime Minister's address changed that - and changed the way people looking for the New Zealand attack saw as.

17 Mar 2019 4:10 pm
How a Cat and Two Dogs Plotted to 'Take Over' an Apartment Building in Broad Daylight

The saga unfolded when two unknown dogs along with their cat friend turned up at New York-based writer and journalist John Paul Brammer's door.

17 Mar 2019 2:53 pm
Video of Pet Dog Keeping Eye on Little Girl as She Does Homework is the Sunday Fix You Need

Mr Xu had a hard time getting his gaming-enthusiast daughter to get off the cell phone and do her homework. So he decided to train his dog to do it.

17 Mar 2019 2:23 pm
New Zealand Shooting: News Anchor Waleed Aly Delivers Powerful Message After Christchurch Massacre

Born to Sunni Muslim parents from Egypt, Aly spoke about his own observances of his faith, like going to the mosque to offer prayers every Friday, like most Muslims around the world

17 Mar 2019 11:07 am
New Zealand Shooter's Chilling Manifesto Includes References to PewDiePie and Rudyard Kipling

Brenton Tarrant's every move seems calibrated to elicit the widest coverage, from his livestreaming the entire massacre on social media to his uttering “Remember lads, subscribe to PewDiePie” before embarking on his butcher's work.

17 Mar 2019 10:38 am
Cheese Mr DJ: Study Says Music Can Change Taste of Your Dairy Products

Over six months, Emmental made in Beat Wampfler's 19th Century cellar in the town of Bergdorf were exposed to A Tribe Called Quest, Led Zeppelin or Mozart.

16 Mar 2019 8:03 pm
#MainBhiChowkidar: Modi's New War Cry Tops Worldwide Trends on Twitter

In the two hours since it was posted, the video had already garnered 33,000 likes and 11,000 retweets.

16 Mar 2019 5:01 pm
Welcome Distraction: Cuddly Polar Bear Cub Makes Splash in Berlin Debut

Tonja lost three of her cubs in less than two years. To the great relief of her keepers, the new female has made it through the crucial first three months when a captive cub's chances of survival hang in the balance.

16 Mar 2019 12:09 pm
New Zealand Shooting: Indian Cricket Community Stands with Bangladesh Team, Condemns Attack

Bangladesh's cricket team was scheduled to play against New Zealand's national squad in Christchurch for a series taking place on the island nation, which has since been cancelled.

16 Mar 2019 11:54 am
'Just 50 Feet Away': Bangladeshi Cricket Team Manager Describes New Zealand Shooting Escape

The Bangladesh cricket team was scheduled to play a match against New Zealand today, which has been cancelled in light of the events that unfolded.

16 Mar 2019 11:45 am
Students Across India Skip School in Support of Global Protest Demanding Climate Change Action

It all began with Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old environmental activist, who in August 2018 started skipping school on Fridays to protest outside Sweden's parliament.

15 Mar 2019 4:38 pm
Mumbai Bridge Collapse: BJP Neta Sanju Verma Blaming Pedestrians is Not Surprising at All

It's not like this is the first time a politician has made unpalatable comments in times of distress or tragedy, either to shirk responsibility or accountability, or to milk political benefits and voter sympathy.

15 Mar 2019 4:14 pm
Kids Around the World Are Bunking School This Friday for Largest Ever Protest on Climate Change

Students in more than 90 countries and more than 1,200 cities around the world plan to join the strike in what could be one of the largest environmental protests in history.

15 Mar 2019 4:08 pm